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in the california skies. all thanks to haley's comet. stargazers and plain folks, walking or driving around, were amazed as the streaking fireballs and the loud booms that were observed over the skies of northern california. >> look over and saw, like, an object in reddish/orange in color. it was crescent shaped. as it went away, it was getting larger. >> this thing was going sideways across the sky. >> reporter: astronomers say the earth is passing through a stream of debris from haley's comet. >> you saw a small car-sized piece of rock and metal from the asteroid belt, crash into layers of the earth's atmosphere, ionizing. >> reporter: the national weather service says warm temperatures and cloudless skies are helping to make the bright lights more visible. the meteor shower will be visible through sunday. when there could be as many as 15 per hour. it is also extraordinarily cool. >>> we're going to turn, now, to new concerns about the security of the nation's banking system. u.s. officials say iranian hackers have struck again. this time, disrupting the websites of capital one bank and bb&t.
at the pump. nowhere is the price higher than in the state of california where this morning there is yet another new record high for a gallon of gas. and no matter where you live, if you've got sticker shock now, you're in for one more jolt before things get better. bringing us the story is the newest member of our abc news team, brandi hitt, who joins us live from los angeles. good morning, brandi and welcome. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. oh, thank you so much. you're right. california gas prices set another new record overnight, and drivers cringe every time they pull up to stations like this one where it's 5.69 for supreme, but oil industry experts say relief is on the way. california motorists woke this morning to a cruel price hike at the pump. after jumping dramatically overnight, the average gallon of gas is now the highest in the nation, at 4.65 and climbing. >> gas prices are almost $5 a gallon. i mean it's ridiculous. my car right here takes almost $100 to fill it up. >> reporter: drivers haven't seen these prices since 2008. gas in new york, connecticut and new hampshire
to call it mini? for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, san jose, california. >> we'll find out. >>> a check of weather from sam. >> we're going to begin with unusual pictures out of northern california. let's go to it. it was a tornado. there were five reported in northern california. this was in yuba county. and in some parts of northern california there has never been a tornado this time of year before. that's how powerful this storm system has been moving through the area. this is the time for the big storms to move in. but that's an unusual statistic for northern california. to the warmer temperatures across the nation. d.c. 78 today. raleigh, at 81. 84 in oklahoma city. memphis, about 82 degrees. nice, warm, dry. doesn't feel like october. but it will. we'll show you cooler air. >> by the way, that tuesday trivia was brought to you by walmart. amy, george, josh? >> sam, thanks so much. >>> coming up on "gma," kennedy family drama. maternity nurses testifying in court that rfk's son twisted their arms and kicked them to the floor, trying to step them from leaving with
. in a season where drivers drive less. but in hardest hit california, consumers don't want to wait three weeks for even more relief following a summer of dramatic price spikes there where they saw gas prices above $5 a gallon. but there's good news for those in california, if there's not a major world event, we're told, that prices could drop as much as $1 for california drivers. >>> now to what may be the craziest story of the morning. take a look at this hidden camera video of a guy vandalizing cars, homes and lawns. the people who live in this neighborhood say they rigged up the cameras to prove that the damage is all tied to one man embroil ed in a nasty feud. john muller is on the story. >> reporter: good morning, dan. call it the latest installment in the neighbor from hell series. we have seen these stories before, and this one comes from miami complete with surveillance cameras and plenty of strange behavior. one man is under arrest charged with criminal mischief and stalking. they call him the neighbor from hell. members of this miami neighborhood say this surveillance footage is proo
's what's going on. we have an area of low pressure from central california to southern california. and it's hail from san jose yesterday, into big thunderstorms going into vegas and also oklahoma city here today. locally, about two inches of rain coming from that. on the east coast, we have some big, cold temperatures. chicago, charleston, washington, d.c., new york city, all in the 40s this morning. and it's a shot of cool air that gets reinforced tonight into saturday morning. so, saturday, be ready for that early chill. >>> coming up on "gma," the surprising twist in the shocking home invasion case. the college student shot after stumbling into a stranger's home. was she secretly drugged? >>> also, how two couples' wedding nights ended in chaos. that shocking brawl. stop by walmart this saturday. wireless. take a one-minute demo of our new lg optimus zip. for every demo we'll donate one dollar to make-a-wish. up to one million dollars. visit one-minute-one-million-dot-com to find a participating walmart near you. i didn't want to change toothpastes. i already had a product that made my
and in the midwest has begun to soften. pu in hardest-hit california, consumers don't want to wait three weeks for even more relief. they saw gas rise above $5 a gallon. but there's good news for those in california, if there's not a major world event, we're told that prices could drop as much as $1 for california drivers. >>> now to the craziest story of the morning. take a look at this hidden camera video of a man vandalizing cars, homes and lawns. neighbors rigged up the cameras to prove that it's lingtd to a man embroiled to one nasty feud. john muller is on the story. >> reporter: the latest installment in the neighbor from hell series. we have seen this story before, this one comes from miami, complete with surveillance cameras and plenty of strange behavior. one man is under arrest. charged with criminal mischief and stalking. they call him from the neighbor from hell. members of a miami community say that this surveillance footage is proof that mitchell igelko has been terrorizing them for four years. >> he's an angry guy and he tries to intimidate you. >> reporter: here, throwing what
's emotion. that's just coursing through you. >> we have an area of low pressure from central california to southern california. and it's hail from san jose yesterday, into big thunderstorms going into vegas and also oklahoma city here today. locally, about two inches of rain coming from that. on the east coast, we have some big, cold temperatures. chicago, charleston, washington, d.c., new york city, all in the 40s this morning. and it's a shot of cool air that gets reinforced tonight into saturday morning. so, saturday, be ready for that early chill. >> here is a beautiful picture the sunrise right behind the morning.this degrees at reagan national. win at the northwest at 7 miles r hour, at times 10. culpeper is a 39. oakland, at 30 degrees on this morning. 60's.in the lower total sunshine geared mostly conditions. looking >>> coming up on "gma," the surprising twist in the shocking home invasion twist. the college student shot after stumbling into a stranger's home. >>> also, how two couple's wedding nights ended in chaos. that shocking brawl. stop by walmart this saturday. wireless.
, an amtrak train carrying 160 passengers collided with a tractor-trailer in central, california sending three cars crashing off the tracks. 21 people were injured. officials say the truck driver failed to yield at a crossing. >>> meanwhile, a short time later, just ten miles away, another truck plowed into a different train. the driver of that truck was seriously hurt in the crash. >>> and american express has agreed to pay nearly $113 million in refunds and fines to settle claims it deceived customers with its marketing and billing practices. some 250,000 cardholders will get refunds. >>> a major recall to bring you by honda. 2003 to 2007 accord v4 is being recalled because of a faulty power steering hose that could cause a fire. honda won't have replacement parts ready until early next year. >>> and take a look at this. a brazen daylight heist in california. two men, armed with pick axes made off with some $2 million in gems and gold from the state mining museum. they couldn't get their hands on the biggest prize of all. that is a nearly 14-pound crystalline gold. they tried to get that. bu
in california stole so much gas they had enough gas to make the trip back and forth between los angeles and new york four times. the brazen thieves hit this shell station near sacramento four times in three days. managing to steal $4,500 worth of gasoline. >> i don't know if we can recover that money or not. but at least, those people should go to jail. >> reporter: in all, they took off with more than 1100 gallons of precious gas. here's how police say they did it. at 1:30 in the morning, a man in a black pickup pulled up to the station. somehow, he managed to disable the meter and pump 300 gallons of gas straight into a tank in the back of the truck. police believe the thieves came back twice the next day and hundreds more gallons. then, they came back again, a day later. this time, during store hours to steal even more. >> it actually was brought to the attention of the owner because he was short on his tallies for his amount of gas. >> reporter: this as skyrocketing california prices broke records over the weekend with aaa putting the average price at $4.65 a gallon. that's a whopping 84 ce
for more relief, they saw gas rise above $5 a gallon. but there's good news for those in california, if there's not a major world e. we're told that prices could drop as much as $1 for california drivers. >> thank you, mark. >>> back to presidential politics but with a twist. the gallup tracking poll gives mitt romney 51% to 45% over president obama. a different poll with different results. if you really want to handicap this race, you may want to look at some of the not so scientific indicators that people swear by. >> good morning, sharon, we're just 16 days out. well, it's a bit confusing who might win this race, we went looking for clues. one poll shows romney up by 6. could the key to a voting booth win for one of the candidates actually be predicted by kids? maybe not the ghoul and goblins that show up at your door. right now, obama mafks are outselling romney by 30%. a school magazine lets students vote. they picked the winners 16 out of the 18 elections. voting is over. but the results haven't been released. >> the tigers are going to the world series. >> reporter: baseball
of its pumps yesterday. and drivers are getting fed up. sticker shock at gas stations across california. >> gas is killing us. absolutely killing us. >> reporter: at this station thursday, an outrageous $5.69 for a gallon of regular unleaded. and $5.99 for a gallon of premium. >> i thought they were pretty high. i didn't actually look. oh, shoot. yesterday, it was like $4-something, right? >> reporter: yeah. recent refinery fires in california and pipeline problems are driving prices through the roof. and causing california reserves to hit a ten-year low. so, some gas stations were forced to shut down their pumps. here and across the country, gas is pumping up the highest prices ever for this time of year. the national average is up to $3.78. but in many states, prices are topping $4 a gallon. in washington state, $4.03. in new york and connecticut, $4.10. and here in california, gas is up 45 cents from this time last year, averaging at $4.32 a gallon. >> this is the worst it's ever been. this is the highest gas prices we've ever had. >> reporter: the owner here hopes customers don't bl
at home, an amtrak train carrying 160 passengers collided with a tractor-trailer in california. 21 people were injured. officials say the truck driver failed to yield at a crossing. >>> meanwhile, a short time later, just ten miles away, another truck plowed into a different train. the driver of that truck was seriously hurt in the crash. >>> and some dramatic video here as a massive explosion tore through this warehouse in canada that stores fuel for race cars. that would explain the inferno. thousands of gallons going up in flames. hundreds of homes had to be evacuated. no one was hurt. >>> and american express has agreed to pay nearly $113 million in refunds and fines to settle claims it deceived customers with its markets and billing practices. some 250,000 cardholders will get refunds. >>> a major recall to bring you by honda. 2003-2007, accord v6 is being recalled because of a faulty power steering hose that could cause a fire. honda won't have replacement parts ready until early next year. >>> and look at this. a brazen daylight heist in california. two men, armed with pick axes ma
. in a moment, we're going to have former california governor arnold schwarzenegger weigh in on all of this. but it is "your voice, your vote," and abc's david muir is here with the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. this is a tight race, in fact the new poll shows president obama leads just two points likely among voters. and this morning, just two days before that big debate, who do voters think will win? >> hello, las vegas! >> reporter: overnight in las vegas, the president playing the odds, talking about predictions and the first all-important debate. >> i know folks in the media are speculating who is going to have the best zingers. no, no. governor romney, he's a great debater. >> reporter: the new poll shows him with the razor-thin lead among voters. when voters are asked who they expect to win, 63% of voters told us they think the president will win in november. as for the all important debate, 56% said they expect the president to win. both campaigns deep in debate prep. both trying to lower expectations. >> all right. >> reporter: with one notable
. not the northwest. but southern california, from san francisco, to fresno, to l.a., san diego, even vegas, this low will move in and give folks an opportunity to get some >> josh just says i called san francisco southern california. i did not. >> san francisco's going to be so happy to know that it's in southern california. made my day. >> all that weather was brought to you by smuckers. george? >> thank you, sam. >>> coming up, swimming with tigers. should kids get this close? take a look. even to cubs? [ horn honks ] hurry up or we'll miss the bus! come on! ♪ whatcha got there, richard? they're for show & tell. wasn't that yesterday? yup, but the class wants me to do it again. [ male announcer ] tim and richard smucker learned early on just how irresistible their jam really is. so how'd it go today, richard? i shoulda brought more. [ male announcer ] for five generations, with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve y
the back end of the shutting over my shoulder. what's really interesting is the large southern california crowd that continues to follow it every step of the way, to its final home. >> oh. >> reporter: the place known for high-speed chases has a slow-speed attraction for lots of fans. >> i'm seeing history in the making. >> we have booster ignition and liftoff. >> reporter: the space shuttle "endeavour" has traveled 123 million miles at speeds of 17,000 miles per hour. now, it's cruising, or crawling through los angeles, at just two. >> it is perfect. it's rough and beat up. you can tell it's been somewhere. >> reporter: "endeavour" is ready to go where no shuttle has gone before, its new home at the california science center. but getting home is no small feat. "endeavour" has piggybacked three flights to l.a. now, it's passing through winding roads and sharp turns. with a 78-foot wingspan, hundreds of trees had to be cut so it could clear the roads. power lines were raised to make room for its tail. >> there's going to be congestion on the streets. plan ahead. >> reporter: it's a 12-mile
say so-called third seat theft is on the rise, especially in texas and california. >> it feels really bad, because, you know, people work very hard for what they have. >> reporter: replacement seats are in demand by suv owners with damaged or worn out ones. detectives say crooks can get about $1,000 for the seats on sites like craigslist or in salvage yards. not bad for 40 seconds' work. police often recover the stolen seats but have no way of reuniting them with their rightful owner. that's why los angeles police are encouraging owners to engrave their suv's v.i.n. number on the bottom of the seats. >> it's something that's simple. with a little bit of time and effort, people can protect themselves. >> reporter: something as inexpensive as a bike lock will slow crooks down. a good investment because replacing a stolen third seat at a dealership can cost up to $4,000. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> hmm, that is a strange one. >>> here's a shocker. the arcade games with a hanging claw. the one that your kids will spend ten bucks to win a 50-cent prize. but
that game went. >>> the space shuttle "endeavour" is late. the space shuttle is reaching the california science center this morning hours after it was supposed to arrive. they had trouble navigating trees and utility poles. the museum is spending about 2 million bucks to replace about 400 trees they had to remove along the route. so far, no scratches to the shuttle. it's come inches from buildings and trees. it's l.a., they're running late in traffic. >> you're keeping your emotions under wraps after staying up late at the yankees game. >> that was tough. i'm going to be at the game again today, though. there's always tomorrow in baseball. we're gonna win. and jake is, too. >>> all right, we're going to turn now to politics. the countdown to the next battle between president obama and mitt romney. both men are in intense training for the second debate on tuesday.1 with 23 days left before election day, the stakes could not be higher. many believe the president needs a knockout to regain momentum. it's "your voice, your vote." here's abc's david kerley. good morning, david. >> reporter:
have big news on gas prices this morning. they're spiking in california. approaching $6 a gallon. stations are closing down because it's too expensive or there is not enough to stock up. >>> also on the show today. an amazing reunion ahead. the cast of "clueless." the '90s classic movie. >>> could this be the most photographed woman in the world, here, live in times square? maybe. is that kate? >> she's got the wave down perfectly. >> let's get to the jobs news. the latest report on unemployment, a surprising drop to 7.8%. bianna golodryga is here with the details. >> reporter: 114,000 jobs were added in the month of september. that number we expected. the 7.8% drop of unemployment is a big drop. 8% is a psychologically damaging numbers. we had upward revisions for july and august. >> we're seeing some commentators come in, jack wall herb, saying the numbers might have been manipulated to help the president. >> thats's a dangerous and unfounded allegation. if that was true, there were plenty of numbers in the past that the president would have liked to manipulate. >> we want to g
and went toward hawaii and down the coast of california as well. now, normally, you would look for the bigger waves and the bigger tsunami problems, at an 58 or 9, they did the absolute right thing by getting those sirens out. these waves have been traveling, like two to four feet in many locations, you can't give everyone the all-clear until the entire system said that the water has traveled. until the buoys have said it's all calm you can't give the all clear. there may be more aftershocks and more waves. dan? >> thank you, sam. >>> let's bring in george stephanopoulos, host of twooek. how this is going to affect the elections. nine days until voters go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled effe events in virginia. one big impact right now. it's going to expect their effort to get out the vote. early voting didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing argu
able to track him down near his mother's house in california. >>> and our parent company, disney, is buying george lucas' star wars production company, lucasfilms, for a cool $4 billion. and they have announced a new trilogy, the first movie out in 2015. disney wants to make a new "star wars" film every three years. the first three "star wars" films were the middle trilogy of the nine-part epic. so then he went back and told the three before. one figures this will be the three after. >> a lot more to come. thanks, josh, very much. >>> let's go back to sam right now. sam, we're looking at the fires in mantoloking, new jersey. >> george, amy, good morning, everybody. it's heartbreaking to see the pictures coming out of mantoloking this morning. you member and realize these are people's homes. and the giant fear here is that during this cleanup, first responders, firefighters, people can't get into these places to help them. there were feet -- feet -- piles of sand washed over the roads. it's difficult to get anything in there to help those people or help put out the fires in those
that it will not be tolerated. >> reporter: president obama was shaking the money tree in california. and attending a fund-raising concert in san francisco. >> we're going to go forward, not backwards. that's why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states. >> reporter: vice president joe biden is holed up in a delaware hotel room, engaged in debate prep. while paul ryan got some unexpected debate prep of his own with a reporter from our flint, michigan, affiliate. >> the best thing to help prevent violent crime in the inner cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the a
to start with pictures out west. why don't we start with pasadena, california. well, la quinata/flintridge. not only do they have to clean up the hail. but they have flooding rains. creating a little mudflow down the streets of la quinata. that's a concern for them. here's another hit of rain in the northwest. your dry spell is over, officially. in some cases, two to four inches of rain. four to eight inches of rain in the mountain peaks there. expect heavy rain. and the cold air is east this morning. if you haven't stepped out the front door yet, be prepared. these are tonight's low temperatures. saranac lake goes to 17. overnight to tomorrow morning, these are the temperatures you're waking up with. the chill is really in here. this line of strong storms today moves into the middle of the country on saturday. and it's going to be powerful enough and long enough, that it's going to be there. pay attention for the storm >> all that tgif weather was brought to you by walgreens. amy? george? josh? >> thanks very much. >>> whitney houston's daughter. is bobbi kristina really en eng
last week. >>> a different story. switching gears. a chilling story out of california. a top real estate executive was arrested, accused of killing his wife. the police went to the family's multimillion dollar home and found signs of foul play but no signs of a victim. abbie boudreau has the latest. >> reporter: peter chadwick, the husband and father of three is behind bar, awaiting arraignment later today. this morning, he stands accused of killing his wife, qui, but also accused of hiding her body. >> we're searching for her. we believe she was the victim of a homicide. we're searching for her body. >> reporter: officers were called to the couple's home last week in newport beach. on wednesday, a neighbor called plits after seeing the couple's children at a bus stop waiting longer than usual for a ride. another person reported hearing screams from the family's home earlier in the week. >> we responded to the home and discovered signs of a struggle and possible foul play. >> reporter: that's when police began a wide search for the 48 yeerl and his wife. seen here in this photo, e
paying the highest prices in the country. states like alaska and california and new york. relief is on the way. definitely, josh, some welcomed news for all of us as we enter into the holiday season. >> indeed. paula faris, thank you for that. >>> developing story overseas. what's being called a major al qaeda terror plot foiled in the middle east. authorities say the 11 suspects that you see here planned to attack shopping malls and assassinate u.s. and british diplomats in jordan. they say the suspects smuggled explosives into the country from neighboring syria which is in the midst of a bloody civil war. that civil war also spilling into lebanon. violent clashes between sunni and shiite groups there erupted again today. the violence has escalated since friday's killing of a top intelligence official which many claim was carried out by the syrian regime. >>> meanwhile, new photos of fidel castro appear to contradict rumors that he's on his deathbed. one shows him in a van with government officials. the other, you see there, shows him reading friday's newspaper. a state-run news
, to a rare and deadly shark attack off the california coast. authorities say it was likely a great white that killed a surfer tuesday. the victim's surfboard has now been recovered. and it has visible signs of vicious bite marks. abc's rob nelson has the story. >> reporter: a man surfing in the waters just north of santa barbara was killed by an apparent shark attack. witnesses say 39-year-old francisco javier solorio was pulled out of the water by a friend. the fire department responded to the scene. but it was too late. >> the coroner's office has recovered the body. we'll do a full investigation to determine where the subject was bit. any injuries that were inflicted from that bite. >> he was a really good surfer. like i said, aspent a loft time with him. >> reporter: there have been frequent shark sightings off the coast of this santa barbara beach in the last several months. >> the beaches are closed and the hunt is on for a killer shark. >> reporter: this incident marks the second fatal shark attack on this beach within the past two years. in october 2010, 19-year-old college stude
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